Raisin Pecan Cake

Raisin Pecan Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 cup seedless raisins
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 -2/3 cup flour (all purpose)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp. soda, salt and all spice.
  • 2-1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups boiling water

Instructions

  1. Simmer, covered, raisins in water for 15 minutes. Drain and save ½ cup of the liquid. Cool.
  2. Cream butter, blend in sugar, add eggs and vanilla, Add liquid and dry ingredients. Fold in raisins and nuts.
  3. Bake in 8 inch pan for 45 minutes at 350

BUTTER CINNAMON ICING

  1. Sift together 2 cups icing sugar, ½ tsp. cinnamon, and a few grains of salt.
  2. Blend in ¼ cup butter and 2 tbls. hot cream.
  3. Add ½ tsp. vanilla.
Banana Cake

Banana Cake

A classic, as tasty as easy

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1-1/2 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs and beat.
  2. Mix in bananas and vanilla.
  3. Add dry ingredients alternately with milk. Fold in nuts.
  4. Bake in square or layer pans at 350 degrees.
Angel Cake

Angel Cake

It's not called Angel Food for no good reason

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs separated
  • 1-1/2 cups. sugar½ cup water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  1. Cook sugar and water to soft ball stage. Pour slowly into well beaten egg whites. Continue beating until mixture stands in peaks.
  2. Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colour. Add white mixtures.
  3. Sift flour salt cream of tartar and fold into egg mixture. Add vanilla.
  4. Bake in ungreased tube pan for 1 to 1 and a quarter hours at 250 degrees.
Tasty Chocolate Snowballs

Tasty Chocolate Snowballs

Yield: 25 balls

Check out Murray’s mother’s recipe for tasty chocolate snowballs!

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 14 Graham wafers
  • 1/4 tsp. flavouring
  • 2 tsp. soft butter
  • 2 tbls. fruit juice
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • ½ can cocoanut
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 sq., unsweetened chocolate or 5 level tsp. cocoa.

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar, add salt, chocolate (melted) and egg.
  2. Stir in flavouring and crumbs. Shape into 1 inch balls. Dip in fruit juice. Roll in coconut.
  3. Place on tray. Keep refrigerated. Makes 25 balls.